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Quercus falcataQuercus falcata

southern red oak, Spanish oak, swamp red oak

Photograph(s) by*: DFT HW

Characteristics

Height: 70-80'
Flowers: Apr.-May;
Fruit: Oct.-Oct.; orange brown; nut/nut-like
Fall color: brown

Conditions *

Light: Full sun
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH: 4.8-7
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

well-drained, fertile, dry to mesic uplands

Native to

Region: Coastal *
States: MD

Wildlife

Small mammal *

Notes

acorns food for wildlife



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1245.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004